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Biodegradable Rods Directly Deliver Antibiotics to Halt Periodontal Disease

Researchers at the Institute of Pharmacy at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) have developed...

Study to Investigate LPA’s Role in Periodontal Disease

The National Institutes of Health has awarded Creighton University School of Dentistry associate professor...

AAP Updates Periodontal Disease Classifications

The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) has published the official proceedings of its 2017...

FDI Resources Spotlight Strategies for Fighting Periodontal Disease

The FDI World Dental Federation has published a white paper and a practical guide...

Define Periodontal Disease by Its Pathogens

Periodontal disease by definition is an infectious, contagious, inflammatory, polymicrobial disease with systemic and...

Periodontal Disease Offers Clues to Microbiome Mysteries

Microbial cells outnumber human cells in the body of a healthy adult 10 to...

Study to Investigate How Viruses Influence Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is the leading cause of tooth loss among adults, according to the...

Grant to Explore Use of Nisin in Preventing Periodontal Disease

The Sunstar Foundation has awarded its first Innovation Grant to Yvonne Kapila, DDS, PhD,...

Collaboration to Tackle New Treatments for Periodontal Disease

Numerous studies have shown that problems with oral health are strong co-indicators of other...

Cytokines May Tie Obesity to Periodontal Disease

As physicians continue to wrestle with rising rates of both obesity and gum disease,...